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Crown Lands and Estates

Treasury written question – answered on 28th January 2020.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government how much money was raised by the Crown Estates in each of the last five years; and how any such money was spent.

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The Crown Estate publishes its Integrated Annual Report and Accounts each year. The latest Report for the year 2018-19 is available on The Crown Estate’s website.[1].

As set out in the 2018-19 Report, the net revenue profit The Crown Estate has generated in each of the past five years, are as follows:

2018-19 = £343.5 million;

2017-18 = £329.4 million;

2016-17 = £328.8 million;

2015-16 = £304.1 million; and

2014-15 = £285.1 million.

The Crown Estate generates valuable revenue for the Exchequer, and over the past ten years, the business has returned a total of £2.8 billion into the Consolidated Fund, contributing to vital public services such as the NHS and policing.

[1] https://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/en-gb/our-business/2019-annual-report/

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